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Women -- Michigan

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Abel G. Peck papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00107
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters from Abel G. Peck to his family during the Civil War. His letters describe Sharpsburg, Maryland, in the aftermath of the battle of Antietam, as well as as his part in the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. Also included in the collection is a letter from a newly appointed woman faculty member at Hillsdale, Michigan. The letter (1859) describes the college and her experiences as the first women hired by a previously all-male...
Dates: 1859 - 1863

Addie E. Milks diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00548
Scope and Contents This collection contains excerpts from Addie E. Milks' diary detailing the history and genealogy of the Sloan and McCormick families, as well as early pioneer life in Michigan territory.A majority of the excerpts pertain to Addie's mother, Ann McCormick Malone, and her dramatic experiences during the Revolutionary War as well as her family's subsequent move to Taymouth Township, near the Flint River, Michigan.Also included in the excerpts are comments about relations...
Dates: 1922

Capital Area Women's Lifestyle Magazine collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00218
Scope and Content

The collection contains issues of Capital Area Women's Lifestyle magazine.

Dates: 2012 - 2019

Carrie Usewick Harvey reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: c-00174
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the typewritten reminiscences of Carrie Usewick Harvey, of Wexford County, Michigan, as told to her daughter.

The reminiscences gave an account of the family's migration and settlement in Wexford County, and Carrie's recollections of her youth. They also describe early lumbering operations and homemade remedies for illness.

Dates: undated

Elizabeth Chandler papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00098
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of newspaper reprints of nine letters written by Elizabeth Chandler of Lenawee County, Michigan, describing her pioneer experiences in the period 1830 to 1834. The letters were published by the Yale Publishing Association in 1926.

Dates: 1926

Louisa Tupper letter

 Collection
Identifier: c-00124
Scope and Contents

A letter from Louisa Tupper in Clinton County, Michigan, to her son in Genesee County describes personal matters, a outbreak of diphtheria, and a "logging bee" are discussed.

Dates: 1881

Mariette C. Crittenden reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: c-00163
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typed copy of the reminiscences of Mariette C. Crittenden, written in 1907 when she was eighty-two years old. Her parents migrated from Vermont to Saline, Michigan, in 1831, when she was 6. After a rudimentary education, Mrs. Crittenden began teaching school at age 16. She married in 1851, and raised a large family. In the reminiscences, written as a letter to one of her daughters, Mrs. Crittenden describes her family's trip from Vermont by canal, steam boat,...
Dates: 1959

Mary E. Bennett papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00126
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two teacher certificates (1861) and one teacher contract (1861) issued to Mary E. Bennett of Williamstown Township, Ingham County, Michigan.

Dates: 1861

Michigan Women's Studies Association records

 Collection
Identifier: 00209
Scope and Contents The records of the Michigan Women's Studies Association include minutes from the Board of Directors, records relating to annual conferences, projects, exhibits, special events as well as presidential administrative records. Other materials include correspondence, news releases, newsletters, and information about the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame and Cooley-Haze House. There is also presidential correspondence and the resource files of Betty MacDowell for the publication "Michigan Women:...
Dates: 1973 - 2014

Naomi Carrier Schopp papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00116
Scope and Contents The papers of Naomi Carrier (Mrs. William) Schopp consist mainly of correspondence of Mrs. Schopp, of Eaton and Ingham Counties, Michigan, her mother, Mrs. Joseph J. (Ada) Taylor, of Eaton County, and other relatives and friends. Included are correspondence between Mrs. Taylor, her sister, Nettie, and their mother, Marilla Collins.Of interest are letters from Nettie (1893) describing the difficult birth of her child, from Ada (1914) discussing household tasks, and from M. A. Wilson...
Dates: 1891 - 1942